SXSW Film Awards Announced

Grand jury and special awards given out tonight

It's the mid-point of SXSW Film, and as always that means the film awards were tonight. Who walks away with a big prize? We have the full list right here.


Feature Film Grand Jury Awards

Jim Cummings' Thunder Road, winner of the SXSW Grand Jury Award for Narrative Feature
NARRATIVE FEATURE COMPETITION

Winner: Thunder Road (D: Jim Cummings)

Special Jury Recognition For First Feature: The New Romantic (D: Carly Stone)

Special Jury Recognition for Writing: Jinn (Niljla Mu'min)

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE COMPETITION

Winner: People's Republic of Desire (D: Hao Wu)

Special Jury Recognition for Best Cast: This One's For The Ladies (D: Gene Graham)

Special Jury Recognition for Best Feminist Reconsideration of a Male Artist: Garry Winogrand: All Things Are Photographable (D: Sasha Waters Freyer)


Short Film Grand Jury Awards

"Emergency"

NARRATIVE SHORTS

Winner: "Emergency" (D: Carey Williams)

Special Jury Recognition for Acting: Shirley Chen from "Krista"

DOCUMENTARY SHORTS

Winner: "My Dead Dad's Porno Tapes" (D: Charlie Tyrell)

MIDNIGHT SHORTS

Winner: "Milk" (D: Santiago Menghini)

ANIMATED SHORTS

Winner: "Agua Viva" (Alexa Lim Haas)

Special Jury Recognition: "JEOM" (D: Kangmin Kim)

MUSIC VIDEOS

Winner: "Second Hand Lovers" - Oren Lavie (D: Oren Lavie)

Special Jury Recognition for Acting: "Territory" - The Blaze (D: The Blaze)

TEXAS SHORTS

Winner: "An Uncertain Future" (D: Iliana Sosa & Chelsea Hernandez)

TEXAS HIGH SCHOOL SHORTS

Winner: "The Night I Lost My Favorite Jacket" (D: Jenna Krumerman)

Special Jury Recognition: "CCISD Strong" (D: Sofia Rasmussen)

INDEPENDENT EPISODICS

Winner: Beast (D: Ben Strang)

Special Jury Recognition: She's the Ticket (D: Nadia Hallgren)


SXSW Film Design Awards

Counterpart

EXCELLENCE IN POSTER DESIGN

Winner: The Gospel of Eureka (Designer: Matt Taylor)

Special Jury Recognition: A Little Wisdom (Designer: Adam Zhu)

EXCELLENCE IN TITLE DESIGN

Winner: Counterpart (D: Karin Fong)

Special Jury Recognition: Godless (D: John Likens)


SXSW Special Awards

First Match

SXSW LUNA® Gamechanger Award - Narrative

Winner: First Match (D: Olivia Newman)

Special Jury Recognition: Unlovable (D: Suzi Yoonessi)

SXSW LUNA® Chicken & Egg Award - Documentary

Winner: On Her Shoulders (D: Alexandria Bombach)

Special Jury Recognition: ¡Las Sandinistas! (D: Jenny Murray)

Louis Black “Lone Star” Award

Winner: Daughters of the Sexual Revolution: The Untold Story of the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders (D: Dana Adam Shapiro)

SXSW Adam Yauch Hörnblowér Award

Presented to: Prospect (D: Zeek Earl & Chris Caldwell)

Vimeo Staff Picks Award

Presented to: "Krista"

Karen Schmeer Film Editing Fellowship

Presented to: Kristin Bye

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